Great Knoutberry Hill

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Great Knoutberry Hill
Great Knoutberry.jpg
Trig point at the summit
Highest point
Elevation 672 m (2,205 ft)
Prominence c. 254 m
Parent peak Great Whernside
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
Coordinates 54°16′45″N 2°19′38″W / 54.2791°N 2.32709°W / 54.2791; -2.32709Coordinates: 54°16′45″N 2°19′38″W / 54.2791°N 2.32709°W / 54.2791; -2.32709
Geography
Great Knoutberry Hill is located in Yorkshire Dales
Great Knoutberry Hill
Great Knoutberry Hill
OS grid SD788871
Topo map OS Landranger 98

Great Knoutberry Hill, also commonly known as Widdale Fell, is a mountain located near Dent at the heads of Ribblesdale, Dentdale and Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Cumbria/North Yorkshire border runs over the fell. At a height of 2,205 feet (672 m) above sea level[1] it is the 16th-highest fell in the Yorkshire Dales, with Rogan's Seat being exactly the same height.

Great Knoutberry Hill is an imposing sight for anyone walking on the Dales Way Long Distance Footpath on long road section from Ribblesdale to Dent Head. The best approach to its summit is from this section of the Dales Way by leaving the path at Stonehouse Farm and following the Arten Gill path up Dent Fell towards Widdale and leaving it to complete the ascent before returning in the direction one came. The views are pleasant with views centralised amongst the Yorkshire three peaks, to Wild Boar Fell and the Lakeland fells to the north.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "98" (Map). Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale (B1 ed.). 1:50,000. Landranger. Ordnance Survey. 2002. ISBN 0-319-22698-0.